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David Cronin - October 06, 2013


On October 6, 2013, David Raymond Cronin passed away surrounded by his loving family.
Ray was born December 3, 1923, in Minden, Nebraska. He grew up on a farm nearby and attended local schools. He had 13 brothers and sisters. His father, Pops, had a well rounded farm crew.
In 1942, Ray answered the call-to-service and joined the U.S. Navy. He served proudly on the aircraft carrier, USS Bogue. The Bogue is famous for chasing an enemy submarine from the Pacific into the Atlantic. Aircraft from the Bogue finally sank the submarine as it was trying to transfer much needed crude oil to a German u-boat.
For complete obituary see the Courier